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From Sam Ruby <ru...@intertwingly.net>
Subject Re: OpenOffice or OpenOffice.org
Date Mon, 06 Jun 2011 00:35:23 GMT
On Sun, Jun 5, 2011 at 8:13 PM, Simon Phipps <simon@webmink.com> wrote:
> On Mon, Jun 6, 2011 at 1:08 AM, Ralph Goers <ralph.goers@dslextreme.com>wrote:
>
>> There is a pending trademark application for OpenOffice by Tightrope
>> Interactive so I am not sure that Apache OpenOffice would be acceptable
>> unless the pending application is turned down.
>
> Actually that trademark application is of deep concern to the community and
> it would be highly desirable for Apache to either ask Oracle to challenge it
> or to rapidly transfer the trademarks from Oracle and mount a challenge.

This would be one of the first tasks of the PPMC, if and when one gets
established.  The VP of Brand Management, one or more actual
attorneys, myself, and a number of others will assist.

> S.

- Sam Ruby

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